Getting Older Sayings and Quotes

Getting older is a fact of life, and much better than the alternative. With age comes wisdom. Celebrate another turn around the sun with the collection of wise and inspirational quotes below on getting older.


I actually think there's an incredible amount of self-knowledge that comes with getting older.     

Jamie Lee Curtis

I highly recommend getting older! There's less tendency to people-please.     

Alanis Morissette

The good thing about getting older is that, as you become less attractive, so you have less desire to go out and conquer everyone you see.     

Julian Clary

The more you are getting older, you lose a little something. Of course there is another advantage, because of your long experience you can use it.     

Haile Gebrselassie

Part of getting older is realizing that you can integrate all these different areas of your life, rather than the adolescent mindset, which for me lasted a long time, which says, 'It's all or nothing.     

Chris Robinson

One of the pluses of getting older is you set some limits.     

Nicolas Cage

Getting older is fine. There is nothing you can do to stop it so you might as well stay on the bus.     

John Byrne

You can't help getting older, but you can help yourself from becoming old and infirm, in mind as well as body.     

Joan Collins

It's no fun getting older. I might be wearing beautiful diamond earrings, but they can't take away the pain of losing my hearing.     

Cilla Black

You know you're getting older when the candles cost more than the cake.     

Bob Hope

Getting older is like riding a bicycle, if you don't keep peddling, you'll fall.     

Claude D. Pepper

Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.     

Keith Richards

We don't grow older, we grow riper.     

Pablo Picasso

One of the good things about getting older is you find you're more interesting than most of the people you meet.     

Lee Marvin

Growing older is not upsetting; being perceived as old is.     

Kenny Rogers

As you get older, you look at things differently.     

Brett Favre

You don't get older, you get better.     

Shirley Bassey

As you grow older, you learn to understand life a little better.     

Solomon Burke

The fun thing about getting older is finding younger people to mentor.     

Mike May